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Windows Server 2012 R2 is a server operating system from Microsoft. It was published on May 31st of 2013. It contains many substantial changes over it predecessor, and substantially streamlines the number of available versions, which are down to four: Foundation, Essentials, Standard and Datacenter.

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Windows Firewall: Remote Desktop block action by local policy

On a fresh domain-joined Server 2012 R2 install I see a peculiarity where an enabled "Remote Desktop" rule is set to Block in the Domain profile: As block rules take precedence over allow rules, I ...
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Active Directory control client hyper-v permissions

I've done lots of googling and the only thing I find relates to, I believe, Hyper-V server and not client Hyper-V. The scenario is that we have a domain here at the college and we are trying to use ...
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I can load an IIS hosted website via the Internet but not locally [duplicate]

I have just changed the bindings to use SSL for a website hosted in IIS on an AD Domain Controller. The new binding is IP: all unassigned - Hostname: site.domain.com - Port: 443 I can access this ...
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Complex DNS resolution on non-connected networks (Ethernet & InfiniBand)

We're having problems with DNS resolution working properly when each server is on two, non-connected networks (an Ethernet and an InfiniBand). An example network can be seen by the basic Visio ...
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DFSR Crisis - Need assistance

Here's the scenario: One file server running 2008 R2. All user folders are on here, and we're using folder redirection to redirect desktop, documents, contacts, favourites, etc. We built two new ...
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How can I block the SMB (445/tcp) port on Windows 2012R2 Data Center?

I've got an interesting software configuration (Alfresco CIFS) that requires me to block access to the Windows SMB port for proper operation. I tried adding a new inbound firewall rule at the top ...
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Impossible to get Folder Redirection working with Network Share (Access is denied, 502)

Group: G_Developers User: David (Member of G_Developers group) Local Path: E:/Shares/Users/Developers UNC Path: \\DC01\Developers$ Share Permissions: Everyone Full Control Folder Permissions: ...
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Invalid signature Error 0x80090006 when copying a large file

The file I'm trying to copy is about 20GB. Trying to copy it between 2 servers via a network share. Both servers are running Server 2012 R2. > [System.Environment]::OSVersion.Version Major ...
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Windows DFS replication service conflict with other software

I'm trying to find a solution to a DFS problem. Our servers have their own file upload methods, but we've also added FTP for large files and folders management. So how do I get DFS to play nicely with ...
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Windows server 2012 R2 limiting request data in php

I work mainly with with Linux based servers and Sugarcrm. One of my clients has deployed his suagrcrm instance on a windows server. SugarCrm is a php application that I would normally run under a LAMP ...
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Is there a way to tell IIS to not require SSL, but require client certificates if the client uses SSL?

I'd like to set up IIS to listen on 127.0.0:80, and on *:443, so http connections are allowed from localhost only, while anyone from the net will have to use SSL. (This part is no problem). Also, i ...
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Server 2012 Obtaining DHCPv6 Address, but has static configuration

This is very similar to the problem I had with 2008R2 (Win2k8R2 Obtaining DHCPv6 address, but has static configuration), but that solution doesn't work with 2012R2. The box is a new 2012R2 domain ...
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RDS 2012 R2: Hide libraries in file explorer

I am searching for a solution to hide the libraries in File Explorer for Windows Server 2012 R2 RDS. I read a lot of posts about this. It should be possible with registry keys. ...
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Disable Windows locking with a GPO?

I have set up a lab with a number of Windows Server 2012 R2 machines. The lab has an Active Directory domain (DFL: Windows Server 2012 R2, FFL: Windows Server 2012 R2) and these machines are joined to ...
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Build HTTP server for clients to download install package

I have a Windows 2012 R2 server in our internal network. I added IIS role according to http://www.iis.net/learn/get-started/whats-new-in-iis-8/installing-iis-8-on-windows-server-2012 Where do I find ...
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ADFS 2.0 on Windows Server 2012 R2

Wanted to know if ADFS 2.0 can be installed on Windows Server 2012? The below link says it can be installed and gives command to install but that command fails throwing the error ...
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L2TP Client Routing

I've setup a VPN Terminator in our DMZ using Windows 2012 R2. It is multi-homed with 2 interfaces: 1 to the DMZ for incoming connections from VPN clients, 1 to our LAN for the tunnelled traffic from ...
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Editing client PC host file with server 2012

I am trying to modify my client PCs connecting to my windows server 2012 host file. Would I use a group policy, execute a script on login ? For example if I was trying to block everything and allow ...
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DNS server for DMZ

Servers are in a different subnet like 192.168.1.0/255.255.255.0 and there is a NAT for internet access. For example if one of my web servers ip is 192.168.1.100 inlocal then 5.5.5.100 will be my ...
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Windows Server 2012 Run Service On Startup Unsuccessful

I have an EC2 instance with Windows Server 2012 R2 with all the latest updates. I made a service at first, and then a task to run a batch file to create a Microsoft Word report (using my custom C# ...
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Apache on Windows: How to configure 1 process per client?

I've got a quite difficult problem which I don't know hoe to solve. We use a self created ISAPI module which is a "business server" running behind an Apache. From time to time a client app crashes ...
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The user name or password is incorrect. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x8007052E)

I have set the password multiple times and gone over the configuration multiple times Moving Website from Server2008 R2 iis7 to Server2012 R2 iis8 I have moved the site and all the files recreated ...
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Hyper-V VM doesn't boot off SCSI hard drive

I've converted a VMWare VMDK to a VHDX. The guest is a Windows 8.1 VM. When this is attached to a generation-1 Hyper-V VM as an IDE drive, it boots up fine. When the same VHDX is attached to a ...
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Windows Server 2012 AVMA stops working after OS customisation

We have several Windows Sever 2012 R2 VMs running on Hyper-V (Windows Sever 2012 R2 Datacenter). A few of these are fairly untouched (installed OS & installed a few service applications) and these ...
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Hyper V win2012 guest on win2012 host no internet access

I'm trying to connect guest win2012r2 VM to the internet. Host is Win 2012, with Hyper V role. I added one internal switch, and enabled internet sharing on host LAN adapter (I have one static IP ...
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RDS 2012R2 not reconnecting to disconnected session from RDWeb

When a user connects via RDWeb and closes all the applications, the session is disconnected. If that same user, then connects via RDP to the full desktop, a new session is created instead of ...
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Unable to upgrade Server 2012 Evaluation to Datacenter

I have Windows 2012 R2 Datacenter Evaluation installed. Validity is only left for 16 days so I thought to upgrade. I have MS subscription so I got the product keys required. I have tried to the keys ...
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Cluster-Shared Volume on Windows Server 2012 R2 drops off with minor iSCSI pauses

We are running into an issue here where the Cluster-Shared Volume attached to our Hyper-V 2012 R2 cluster is being dropped off / faulted with the slightest interruption from the iSCSI SAN connection ...
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No Ping/Telnet connection between VM

I am new in Azure and have one problem which I can not solve. I tried asking on StackOverflow, but - quoting - "You will have better luck asking on ServerFault". I want several Virtual Machines to ...
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New-ADUser -Name Length too long

I need to add about 500 users to an OU in AD I have scripted out everything I need, however, it gives the error: the name provided is not a properly formed Here is the script New-ADUser -Name ...
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Why can't I assign hardware and guest os profiles to servers in the new SCVMM 2012 Service Templates?

Trying to learn SCVMM 2012, but I'm confused about how Guest OS and Hardware Profiles work with the new 2012 Service Templates. I create a Hardware Profile and a Guest OS Profile. Then I open the ...
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Windows Server 2012 R2 Shutdown Event Tracker Details

Call me masochist, but I actually like entering the details when shutting down a server. Windows Server 2012 R2 doesn't seem to provide a field to do that, though. Is there any way to add "reason" ...
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w32tm /resync not working instantly

This Question is mostly for other people to learn from and to satisfy my own curiosity if someone knows why it does the following. We had a problem with our DC not having the right time due to it ...
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Is it Possible to VPN onto the entire local network through Windows 2012 R2?

I currently have a windows 7 client set up to VPN into a Windows 2012 R2 server but it has it own ip network addresses between the client/server. eg. the Server has internal network ip of 192.168.1.11 ...
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Installing 2012 r2 on a dell t620

I am installing windows 2012 r2 on a new dell t620 1TB and raid 10. I am installing using LLC and here is what I see. Drvie 0 Partition: 1 OEM (reserve) Drive 0 Partition: 2: OS 2.0GB Drive 0 ...
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DirectAccess Setup on a Home ISP [closed]

I have a home office and I would like to setup DirectAccess from WS2012R2 for the client so their laptops are always able to VPN and connect home to access files and more. From the ISP side I've ...
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Unable to install Windows Deployment Services

So, I got a copy of Windows 2012 R2 Essentials for a home server. And I'm trying to get all the features I want working. The most significant non-working feature right now is "Client Restore Service". ...
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Maximum size of a virtual pool in SCVMM 2012R2

I have a Windows Server 2012 R2 running SCVMM 2012 R2 and an over-committed virtual storage pool. In Server Manager the capacity of this storage pool is 128TB which translates to 140TiB which makes ...
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CentOS can't join Active Directory domain with specific DC server

We are trying to join a CentOS 6.5 to AD domain specifying a certain DC server (Windows), to test squid authentication with the new Win Server 2012 R2 domain controllers. We previously had 3 domain ...
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Can Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials be deployed as standalone (not in a domain)?

We purchased a new server. Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials was installed by the ISV, and whenever I log in, I'm prompted to complete the post-deployment configuration, yet it appears I can only ...
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Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard + Essentials Setup for Small Office [duplicate]

We want to setup a "small" server for on of our offices (8 Client Computers, local Domain not linked). We need to have an Exchange Server. Unfortunately we cannot use SBS since its support is running ...
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Windows 2012R2 as RDSH and rollback to clean state

I am in the process of installing a new Windows 2012R2 server in Remote Desktop Session Host mode that will work as a "terminal server" inside a classroom. The idea then is that after the server is ...
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What could be the reason of an HP Proliant ML110 G6 server to restart automatically?

We have a HP Proliant ML110 G6 server running (Windows 2012 Server R2) which is giving problem since last few days. The problem is that it restarts automatically and randomly. By restart I mean to ...
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iSNS Best Practices

I am looking into deploying an iSNS server to simplify deployment of a new iSCSI infrastructure for a client of mine. I feel that I understand what iSNS does and how to configure it, but I'd like some ...
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How to allow user to use RDP connection to windows azure Windows Server VM instance?

I created a Windows Server 2012 R2 VM instance in Windows Azure and I can connect to it. I created a new user account for my friend (*not admin). Opened new MSTSC instance and tried to connect to ...
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Installing SCVMM on a VM and use it to manage the hypervisor hosting that VM (for a lab)

I know this would be unacceptable for a production deployment, but I have only one beefy server I can use for lab test\learning. Here is what I am planning: Install Hyper-V Server 2012 R2 on the ...
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Server 2012 R2 Telnet

Let me first get the infrastructure out of the way. We have one 2012 R2 Server acting as the Hyper V host for 2 servers. The two virtual machines is one 2012 R2 Server and one 2003 SBS server that we ...
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Configure the Routing and Remote Access Server for DirectAccess

I have 2 Windows Serer 2012 R2 DC machines. I am currently on my main which runs AD and has GUI. Number 2 is just server core and I want to setup Direct Access. However, I get this error when trying ...
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Configuring HAProxy for RPC, only one host

I've tried several ideas on how to get this to work, including Squid, Pound, and now HAProxy, which seems to be the closest yet, so far. I have an NGinx server which I have set to be the primary web ...
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Virtual Disk in Windows Server 2012 R2 storage spaces Disappeared after Expansion

So I decided to expand my virtual disk in storage spaces, that went fine, until my volume dissapeared...how do I get it back? It doesnt even give me the option to create a new volume at all. Any ...